8 Oct 2016

'Unexplained' death of man, 19, after fight

11:51 am on 8 October 2016

A man has died after a fight at a party in Mangere overnight.

A police car parked on the street.

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

Police said they were called just after midnight after a 19-year-old man was taken to Middlemore Hospital, where he died.

They said the death was unexplained and a post-mortem would take place later today.

A scene examination is now taking place and witnesses are being interviewed.